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  • Ambassador Brent R. Hartley and President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor (Photo State Department)

    Ambassador Hartley's Credentialing

    On February 12, 2015, Ambassador Brent R. Hartley presented his credentials to President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and welcomed Embassy staff at his residence for a flag ceremony with the U.S. Marines.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel Mattern giving a presentation about jazz (Photo State Department)

    Jazz through the history

    Public Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel Mattern gave a presentation about jazz for 70 students at a high school in Krško (“Gimnazija Krško”). The presentation covered the origin of jazz music and its development all over the world.

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  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland at OŠ Lovrenc na Pohorju  (Photo State Department)

    Getting to know America

    We visited "OŠ Lovrenc na Pohorju" on a snowy day, very much like our first trip to the school a few years ago. This time, U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland spoke to approximately 30 students.

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  • BAO Perry Read at Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    Conversation at Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana

    Our first visit to Middle School Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana was made by Bilateral Affairs Officer Major Perry Read. After the Principal Marjan Gorup's welcoming reception, we visited a classroom with about 90 students to talk about different topics upon their request.

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  • Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Harris visits middle school "Osnovna šola Rodica" in Domžale (Photo State Department)

    U.S. Culture: Under the Microscope

    Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Harris visited middle school "OŠ Rodica" in Domžale, where the students warmly welcomed her with some music and dancing, and Cheryl showed them a presentation about the U.S., its culture, states, government, geography, and food.

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  • U.S. Embassy Management Officer Jon Selle at "Osnovna šola Toneta Čufarja” in Jesenice (Photo State Department)
    How different is Texas from Slovenia?

    More than 50 eighth and ninth graders from the school "Osnovna šola Toneta Čufarja” in Jesenice met with U.S. Embassy Management Officer Jon Selle. 

  • Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visits OŠ Dobrepolje (Photo State Department)
    Differences between Slovenia an the U.S.

    U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visited OŠ Dobrepolje in Videm-Dobrepolje to talk with around forty 8th and 9th grade students.  

  • U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris visits “Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem” in Celje. (Photo State Department)
    Catering and Tourism High School Visit

    U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris visited “Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem” in Celje. 

  • Brian Devlin, the Embassy’s Foreign Area Officer, visits Vida Pregarc Middle School in Ljubljana, Polje. (Photo State Department)
    Life in America

    Brian Devlin, the Embassy’s Foreign Area Officer, visited Vida Pregarc Middle School in Ljubljana, Polje. 

  • Ms. Paula Costantino introducing American holidays traditions to the students (Photo State Department)
    American Holidays Traditions

    Paula Costantino, one of the Embassy's Office Management Specialists, and her teenage daughter, Francesca, visited “OŠ Šmartno pri Litiji” to introduce American holiday traditions and wish the students a Merry Christmas. 

  • Defense Attaché Todd Scattini at the school (Photo State Department)
    Defense Attaché in Škofja Loka

    The U.S. Embassy Defense Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini visited more than 100 students of “OŠ Škofja Loka – Mesto.” 

Current Issues

  • Red Hand Day: Raising Awareness on the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers
    Red Hand Day: Raising Awareness on the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers

    February 12, 2015 -- "Thirteen years after the treaty that prohibits the direct participation of children under the age of 18 in hostilities came into force, the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, thousands of children still serve as child soldiers in national armies and armed groups in 23 conflict situations worldwide." 

  • Kerry on Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement

    February 12, 2015 -- "The United States welcomes the news that the OSCE-led Trilateral Contact Group, supported by Chancellor Merkel and Presidents Hollande, Poroshenko, and Putin, reached agreement on a ceasefire and heavy weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine, and on the implementation of the September Minsk agreements." 

  • Fact Sheet on U.N. Security Council Resolution 2199 on ISIL

    February 12, 2015 -- "On February 12, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2199 to respond to the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as well as the Al Nusra Front (ANF) and other groups associated with Al-Qaida (AQ)." 

  • Mourning the Death of Kayla Jean Mueller
    Mourning the Death of Kayla Jean Mueller

    February 10, 2015 -- "Today, we mourn the death of Kayla Jean Mueller, an aid worker who was taken hostage by ISIL in 2013. President Barack Obama, on behalf of the American people, conveyed condolences to Kayla's family and to all of those who loved her dearly." 

  • February 2015 - National African American History Month

    President Obama: [...]"With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors -- some of whom were brought to this land in chains -- have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric of our Nation and taught us that we are not trapped by the mistakes of history." 

  • State of the Union 2015
    2015 State of the Union Address

    January 20, 2015 -- Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address. 

  • Study in the USA
    Study in the USA

    U.S. schools are considered among the world’s best — a U.S. degree is highly valued in many countries and can be the key to a successful career.  Video »

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